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  • Humans of John Jay: Laura Ingram
    Campus Life, Humans of John Jay

    Humans of John Jay: Laura Ingram

    Willa Goodman, Staff Writer

    March 24, 2017

    Last Wednesday afternoon, I was fortunate enough to get the chance to sit down and talk with one of John Jay High School’s finest, Mrs. Laura Ingram. She is a math teacher, mother of two, and a major cheese enthusiast. Besides the fact that Mrs. Ingram is basically an algebra guru, she is also extre...

    Mrs. Laura Ingram

  • Five John Jay Students Win Awards at Boston Model United Nations Conference (BosMUN)
    Campus Life, Interviews, Student Activities

    Five John Jay Students Win Awards at Boston Model United Nations Conference (BosMUN)

    Daniel Gordon, Campus Life Editor

    February 12, 2017

    This conference marked the most awards that our school received at an overnight conference in the past four years. READ MORE »»

    Elyse Sherr (Verbal Commendation), Daniel Gordon (Best Delegate), Simrit Uppal (Outstanding Delegate), and Sophia Decubellis (Verbal Commendation)

  • A Symbol of Unity
    Campus Life, Student Activities

    A Symbol of Unity

    Kate Rodgers, Contributor

    January 27, 2017

    In a time of tension and heartbreak, the Art Club has decided to present a symbol of unity to the students of John Jay. Plans for a new mural have arisen and are well on their way to becoming a source of joy for everyone around. The new mural features a unity tree, representing peace in a time when...

  • La La Land: A Review
    Entertainment

    La La Land: A Review

    Leigh Neuburger, Staff Writer

    January 17, 2017

    The movie everyone seems to be talking about is Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land." The film is expected to win numerous Oscars, and has already won seven Golden Globe Awards. I expected “La La Land” to be the typical sing-song broadway musical, however it was anything but typical.  When the first sc...

  • Sounds of ’16
    Entertainment

    Sounds of ’16

    Willa Goodman, Staff Writer

    January 6, 2017

    Although 2016 definitely had its ups and downs, the music produced by our favorite artists throughout this past year was surely a positive. Artists from every genre were on fire as they managed to make this past year a little brighter. From The Weeknd to Beyoncé, music lovers worldwide were not left dis...

    LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: Recording artist The Weeknd, winner of the Top Songs Sales Artist award, Top Radio Song award for 'Can't Feel My Face,' Top Hot 100 Artist award, Top Radio Songs Artist award, Top Streaming Song (Audio) award for 'The Hills,' Top R&B Artist award, and Top R&B Song award for 'The Hills,' poses in the press room during the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

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Campus Life

Wait, There’s a Compost Bin in Our Cafeteria?

Wait, There’s a Compost Bin in Our Cafeteria?

Lily Gold, Contributor

Every month, every United States citizen throws away more than 20 pounds of food, on average. This means that roughly 30 to 40% of the food supply is wasted, which supports the United Nations Environmenta...

January 28No Comments

Block the Block

Block the Block

January 28

Updated Midterm Schedule

Updated Midterm Schedule

January 21

The Search: Part 2

The Search: Part 2

January 21

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Staff Profile

Laragh Cronin
Laragh Cronin

Entertainment Editor

Laragh Cronin is a junior who enjoys journalism and creative writing.

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Bailey Owen
Bailey Owen

Editor

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Sports

Why is March Madness So Popular?

Why is March Madness So Popular?

Colin Walsh, Contributor

With March now in full swing, there is a good chance you have heard the buzz around the school regarding the end of year college basketball tournament known as March Madnes...

March 23No Comments

March Madness

March Madness

March 23

Tom Brady’s Super Bowl Jersey Recovered in Mexico

Tom Brady’s Super Bowl Jersey Recovered in Mexico

March 23

A Guide to Spring Fishing

A Guide to Spring Fishing

March 12

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Entertainment

Get Out: A Film Review

Get Out: A Film Review

Sean Beaver, Contributor

Who would ever think that meeting your girlfriend's parents could be such a horrifying experience? Get Out showed what could go wrong in a very creative and thrilling way. Di...

March 26No Comments

Why You Should Be Listening to Smino

Why You Should Be Listening to Smino

March 24

Drake’s Got “More Life” In Him

Drake’s Got “More Life” In Him

March 23

Buffalo Wild Wings Review: Delectable and Sporty

Buffalo Wild Wings Review: Delectable and Sporty

March 23

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